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James Elsmere McCAUSLAND

Regimental number18354
Place of birthGrafton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationArchitect's pupil
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, E E McCausland, 629 Illawarra Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJuly 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Casualty Clearing Station
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date11 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 11105 Corporal Harold Cunningham McCAUSLAND, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917; marched in to Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 27 December 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 2 April 1918.

Taken on strength, 2nd Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 4 August 1918.

Transferred to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 25 February 1919.

On leave, 12 March 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 1 April 1919.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 14 May 1919; marched in to AAMC Training Depot, Parkhouse, 15 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic' (Nursing Staff), 23 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 September 1919; discharged, Sydney, 11 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCAUSLAND James Elsmere

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